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    Yesterday, 07:55 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Sleep number advice needed in Equipment
    Actually, I do have something to contribute now that I know we are talking about Sleep Number not Personal Comfort. NL and I have used the Sleep...
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    Yesterday, 01:44 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Sleep number advice needed in Equipment
    Actually "Donno," I don't see a Sleep Number A2 on the Sleep Number website. They do have a C2. That said, I do see an A2 model on Amazon made by...
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    03-17-2019, 08:35 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread AD in ER in Care
    Certainly this doesn't happen a lot and if you have discussed this with your caregiver, she is probably being sincere when she says she is willing to...
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    03-17-2019, 08:06 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Shoulder recovery... in Care
    Here are a couple threads I found that talk about shoulder surgery recovery: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC219629/ ...
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    03-17-2019, 02:23 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Non-AD sweating below injury in Care
    There are types of underwear that are more breathable than others. The type of cushion and cover you use on your wheelchair is another factor to...
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    03-17-2019, 02:11 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread AD in ER in Care
    There are a lot of lessons to be learned from this type of experience. 1. An emergency room isn't probably the best place to go if you know your...
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    03-16-2019, 10:45 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread Lost my furry companion Friday in Life
    Always difficult to lose our loyal furry companions. Sorry.
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    03-16-2019, 10:41 PM
    Not to be pejorative KLD, but many, many, many of the original moderators who were chosen by Wise in the beginning have died or have faded off into...
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    03-16-2019, 07:51 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread AD in ER in Care
    This is one of the most comprehensive lists of the causes of Autonomic Dysreflexia that I have seen. Wish we could make the list a Sticky. ...
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    03-16-2019, 06:32 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread AD in ER in Care
    Have you seen your gastrointestinal doctor about these frequent and late post injury (29 years) ileus events? You'd think with 5 events in 2.5 year,...
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    03-16-2019, 06:22 PM
    Presumably, you can put a member on "Ignore," and presumably, you won't see any posts they make. However, if someone quotes a post of a person on...
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    03-16-2019, 05:44 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread AD in ER in Care
    Usually an emergency room deals with immediate and dangerous symptoms, not specifically with root causes. So, likely an emergency unit will treat...
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    03-15-2019, 10:28 PM
    Take a look here: http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthread.php?263877-Sample-PCA-Interview-s&highlight=contracts ...
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    03-15-2019, 10:19 PM
    We are constantly promised that a new and improved Care Cure Community is coming soon, coming soon, coming soon ............coming...
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    03-15-2019, 01:58 PM
    Any possibility your catheter is clogging up with sediment and your bladder isn't draining?
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    03-14-2019, 03:55 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread van verse car in Equipment
    Found this vintage video on You Tube. Thirty-six years ago, when I got my first van, a Ford Econoline, this was the type of lift the converter put...
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    03-14-2019, 01:25 PM
    I don't read that "kmelinda" is changing the catheter every day. I read that she is doing "stoma care," which to me means that she is...
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    03-13-2019, 06:40 PM
    You are probably lying down when you do the stoma and wound care. It would help if you could sit up when your blood pressure starts to go up. Blood...
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    03-13-2019, 01:50 PM
    Sorry, the picture doesn't seem to work. But, below, I have posted a picture of the mild hypergranulation I sometimes have. Hypergranulation is...
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    03-13-2019, 12:54 PM
    what is causing the irritation of the supra pubic stoma? What are you trying to do to heal the irritation?
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    03-12-2019, 02:43 PM
    Dangerous, you've got that right. But, likely if this selfish idiot did hit a pot hole or get side swiped he wouldn't get a scratch, but innocent...
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    03-11-2019, 12:11 AM
    gjnl replied to a thread sore and ache in Care
    NL suffers from chronic Sternocleidomastoid syndrome which affects the areas just behind the ears. If you have ever worn glasses and get a pain...
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    03-10-2019, 11:38 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread florida living...... in Life
    Inland real estate? Care to share where you are talking about? I live in Contra Costa County in the inner east bay of the San Francisco bay area. ...
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    03-10-2019, 11:03 PM
    One of our members on this site posted a couple of days ago that long term disability insurance companies troll sites like Care Cure Community for...
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    03-10-2019, 08:55 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread sore and ache in Care
    I know what you say. Actually NL tried the buckwheat wrap before I did and didn't find it too hot. Trouble is I can't squirm when something gets...
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    03-10-2019, 08:03 PM
    gjnl replied to a thread sore and ache in Care
    Yes even for just that amount of time. Once, I used a microwavable buckwheat neck and shoulder wrap that produces what feels like a moist heat. ...
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